Students from St. Saviour High School welcomed Bishop-designate Robert Brennan to their church the best way they knew how — treating him to a joyful rendition of the gospel song “Awesome God.”
Bishop-designate Robert J. Brennan introduced himself to the Diocese of Brooklyn by pledging to support immigrant communities, strengthen Catholic schools, use social media to reach young people, and listen to the needs of people in the pews.
Bishop DiMarzio and Bishop Brennan hold a joint news conference from the undercroft of the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn.
Bishop Robert J. Brennan, Bishop of Columbus, Ohio, has been named by Pope Francis to be the eighth Bishop of Brooklyn. The announcement was made on Sept. 29 in Washington, D.C., by Archbishop Christophe Pierre, Apostolic Nuncio to the United States.